Springtime!

Yay! And Melbourne’s putting up a show today. Its supposed to be in the twenties degrees (celcius) which is ‘tropical’, Adam and I say to each other, laughing. Certainly different to the weather we grew up with. So we’ll take the sunshine and clear skies, anytime thanks. I’ll be AWOL over the weekend. We’re having…

Sad Day

Yesterday on Oprah American journalist Anderson Cooper was on talking about the suicide of his brother. It then hit me that its ten years this week sometime that my high-school friend, Tim, committed suicide. I’ve been meaning to commemorate this but, unfortunately, I’ve kept forgetting. I also say ‘sometime’ this week because the last time…

No place like home

The title is a quote from “The Wizard of Oz”, when at the end Dorothy realises personal happiness and fulfilment were to be found from within rather than externally. (If I wanted to go out on my literary tangent here, the allegorical significance of “Oz” is really interesting. Go here to learn more). Anyway, I’m…